7 Reasons Why You Must Convert Flash Games to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Adobe Flash ruled the internet for a long time. However, owing to glaring security gaps, performance, and stability issues that Flash games presented on mobile devices, a need for change became more pressing. The advent of HTML5 – the open web standard – with versatile native multimedia features offered the alternative needed for a departure from Adobe Flash. What is Flash? Related Read: Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5.

Flex to HTML5 Migration: A Quick Guide

Hurix Digital

In 2017, Adobe announced that it would end support for its Flash plug-ins by 2020. One of the obvious choices for this has been Flex to HTML5 migration. . This is primarily due to the more versatile and flexible nature of open standard techs like HTML5.

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Migrating from Flash to HTML5 – Part 1

ePath Learning

. The Adobe Flash Player is going away at the end of 2020. That means that your Flash-based courses will fail to play on web browsers, resulting in a frustrating learning experience. Kris Castiaux, a Senior Instructional Designer on ePath Learning’s Pro Services team , has over 20 years of experience building engaging and effective custom courseware solutions. Why is Flash going away? Most web browsers are already phasing out support for Flash.

How to Refine Your Flash courses in HTML5 Conversions

42 Design Square

Flash to HTML5 conversion may be good opportunity to redesign your existing courses into more effective and efficient courseware. All these offer an opportunity to redesign your elearning into effective and efficient HTML5 elearning. The HTML5 requirement opens up your existing courseware to be available across multiple devices and modern browsers. HTML5 interactions are a notch better than Flash with their extended outreach.

Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?

eLearningMind

The verdict is in, and it looks like HTML5 has officially dethroned Flash as development language of choice. Unfortunately, if you developed your eLearning in Flash, that can leave much of your current courseware and eLearning modules out of date and incompatible with many of your learners’ devices. Before you perform a straight conversion from Flash to HTML5, a course overhaul might be a consideration. The post Should I Convert or Update My Flash Course?

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Is Adobe Flash Going Away?

eLearningMind

In Short… Adobe Flash Will Be Discontinued, Is Going Away, & Adobe Flash Will Be Dead. At the end of July last year, Adobe announced the impending death of Adobe Flash in 2020, and letting out a collective sigh of relief, most of the internet and its major browsers agreed to do the same. Google has already begun taking steps to remove Flash from their browser while the rest of the web settles in for the long goodbye. So, What Will Replace Flash?

Transitioning from Rollover Objects to HTML5

Adobe Captivate

The Issues: The evolution to HTML5 has created a need to convert projects to HTML5 compliant works. Rollover captions like mine are all Flash specific and in need updating to HTML5 compliance. Rollover objects did that with Flash, but now we have a need for HTML5 buttons (or maybe not). If you run the preview as HTML5 in a Web-Browser, then all is good. The post Transitioning from Rollover Objects to HTML5 appeared first on eLearning.

Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

EI Design

Adoption of mLearning or mobile learning triggers the need to plan for migration of your legacy Flash courses to HTML5 so that they can run seamlessly on tablets and smartphones. In this article, I am sharing a toolkit you can use to successfully migrate from Flash to HTML5. Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration From Flash To HTML5. Besides, a majority of the latest browsers are compatible with HTML5.

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Enterprise Content Needs to Be on HTML5

Inkling

Within the last year, we’ve seen the biggest players moving towards HTML5 to provide rich, cross-platform web applications – Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and YouTube just to name a few. The snowball effect continuous as enterprise companies move away from Flash. Users do not need to download native applications such as Office, like they would to open a PowerPoint. They just open their browser!

Top 10 HTML5 eLearning Authoring Tools

DigitalChalk eLearning

As the eLearning industry continues to evolve, the educational system becomes dependent upon HTML5. HTML5 is one of the main tools used by eLearning professionals, mainly because of its versatility and flexibility. There are several HTML5 eLearning authoring tools available for developers. This online tool enables you to create basic, but effective courses and lessons. This tool has one main purpose: making the eLearning process faster and more effective.

HTML5 rising on mobile's extreme popularity

Aptara

HTML5 rising on mobile's extreme popularity. The rise of HTML5. If HTML5 has faced a major challenge, it has been the entrenched nature of Adobe Flash. However, Trautman noted that mobility can cause clashes with Flash content.

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know

Aptara

Flash: an End of an Era – What You Need To Know. In 1996 Macromedia first introduced the Flash Player, developed to play videos, animations, and audio and to support enhanced interactivity in web browsers. Flash Player is not supported on mobile devices (iOS and Android).

Top 11 Disruptive E-Learning Technologies For 2013

Learnnovators

They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. In addition, it offers lot more features opening up the door to a whole lot of possibilities that make learning professionals excited. HTML5. HTML5 is a new version of the Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) from the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Video production has become easy and cost effective.

10 Widely Used Authoring Tools that Support HTML5 and Empower E-learning

CommLab India

The adaptability and flexibility of HTML5 can address learner requirements and industry experts’ needs at the same time. Flash is Fading Away. Two decades ago, e-learning developers used to develop courseware on the primary code base of JavaScript and action script in Adobe Flash. Flash was also supported by the Sharable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM) standards. Flash files (.swf) Smartphones, iPads, and tablets have opened new avenues for learning.

E-Learning Screen recording and video solutions – Should b simple, so why isn’t it?

eLearning 24-7

There is something wrong when a free and open source product like Audacity can do it, yet a product that costs hundreds of dollars cannot. Ability to add basic transitional effects – for those that want to use it . Another issue I have with many vendors who offer effects – again, I like that – is that they fail to mention. The total amount of time to save and publish video with effects is longer depending on the number of transitions and effects.

TOP 11 DISRUPTIVE E-LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES FOR 2013

Learnnovators

They help us make learning more engaging and effective and ultimately help learners succeed. In addition, it offers lot more features opening up the door to a whole lot of possibilities that make learning professionals excited. HTML5. HTML5 is a new version of the Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) from the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG) and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). Video production has become easy and cost effective.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

The production clock begins ticking after you create a blank project, open a project containing previously recorded content, or import external content such as a PowerPoint presentation. If you add interactivity (Flash hotspots) to a Camtasia project, you will need to post the lesson to a server to test the interactivity. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Camtasia Captivate eLearning HTML5 Storyline

Choosing Mobile Learning Solutions Using Standards

JCA Solutions

Using Standards Separately or Together for Effective Mobile Learning. We had to find ways to overcome SCORM’s limitations and open up the channels to recording a wide variety of learning experiences. What about Flash?

Tom Kuhlmann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? It also opens the doors to anyone who is motivated and inclined to learn. How they’re used is what makes them effective. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

TOM KUHLMANN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? It also opens the doors to anyone who is motivated and inclined to learn. How they’re used is what makes them effective. Learnnovators: What changes/shifts do you foresee in the support for animations and complex simulations in this ‘No Flash’ age? Tom: HTML5 is all the rage. Often they expect that what worked in Flash should work the same in HTML5 and that’s just not the case.

Eric Schuermann – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

fuelled by the enormous possibilities thrown open by emerging technologies? Eric: The future of e-Learning is wide open! We are able to more truly capture the learning experience, which gives e-Learning developers and L&D experts the feedback they need to know what works and what doesn’t, and to continue to upgrade and enhance online training content to be as effective as possible. Be ready for—and be open to—new technology!

How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready

Kitaboo

Future proofing means creating a software or product in such a way that future technological advances do not render it useless or less effective. Every employer is liable to provide a safe working environment for their employees, and the rules and precautions to maintain these safe working conditions should be communicated effectively to the workforce. Must read: 7 Most Effective Ways to Deliver Training Content on Mobile.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

These days, more and more technical communicators are being tasked with creating effective Help Systems for an audience that is more distracted and stressed out than ever before. When creating content within Adobe Captivate, avoid using Captivate features that are not supported by mobile devices (such as Flash animations or rollovers). Prior to publishing a lesson, choose Project > HTML5 Tracker to open the HTML5 Tracker (shown below). by Kevin Siegel.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

Vendors and sadly, companies who purchase their products, believe that since someone can open up their web browser and click to view pages, they can figure it out. Another small trend is providing advanced admin capabilities in the form of admins who have CSS, Flash,PHP or other languages. The growth of open source and with Web 3.0 The use of geolocation – available in HTML5. HTML5. What if your LMS/LCMS is using extensively or some component of Flash?

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Creating Accessible eLearning with Articulate Storyline 360

B Online Learning

Storyline 360 supports WCAG in both HTML5 and Flash outputs, including screen reader support, full keyboard navigation, visible focus indicators (yellow box around objects when using the tab key) and more. Storyline 360 supports these screen readers with HTML5 and Flash courses: HTML5 : JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 10 or later, Google Chrome (latest version), Firefox (latest version). Flash : JAWS 16 or later with Internet Explorer 11 or later.

Convert PPT to SCORM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

Keeps everything including effects, fonts, and embedded videos exactly the same as in the original PowerPoint file. The next step is to open the presentation you want to convert to SCORM. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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Convert PPT to SCROM: Top Tools to Convert PowerPoint Into SCORM Packages

Hurix Digital

Keeps everything including effects, fonts, and embedded videos exactly the same as in the original PowerPoint file. The next step is to open the presentation you want to convert to SCORM. Select the file format ( Flash or HTML5 ), check the generate SCORM 1.2

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June 2010 Monthly Roundup: 10 Most Popular Posts

Upside Learning

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player? Debates if Smokescreen, an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript, would effectively allow complex animations and interactions developed in Flash to work on Flash disabled mobile platforms.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

In the movie Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room , one of the opening shots shows the skyline of Houston from above. Samsung Galaxy S is expected to be the first real challenger to the iPad, it runs on Android OS, offers Flash 10.1 and HTML5. Again, the iPad runs with HTML5, not Flash nor Java. True, the other tablets and Samsung offer Flash 10.1 and Java, but they offer HTML5 too. Same issue occurred with Opera – used Flash and Java.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions , but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets. Flash CS6 Toolkit for CreateJS. Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5.

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7 Essentials of a Successful Mobile Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Verify that your organization is HTML5- and mobile-ready?For Critical, basic questions to ask before you dive in: Can your LMS host and distribute HTML5 courses and content? Is your company’s standard browser HTML5 compatible? For example, Internet Explorer 8 does not fully support HTML5.). Do you have a lot of Flash content in your learning library? Mobile devices open up possibilities for how to reach and interact with learners.

Online Training Solutions and the Art of Enterprise Training Delivery

Kitaboo

Online training solutions, therefore, open up fresh avenues for organizations to customize their learning and development initiatives and gain more from their ROI. More on How to Convert your Content from Flash to HTML5. 5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content.

Questions about Instructional Design Careers

Experiencing eLearning

Are there jobs I should lean toward to which are more open than others? When I work with faculty in higher ed, most of the time they are pretty open to creative approaches. I work with a lot of faculty who have no experience with online learning, so they generally are open to my expertise as far as how to use the technology creatively. A: Some corporate cultures are actually quite open and welcoming. A: I wouldn’t learn Flash right now.

Watch Out For These Trends in Mobile Learning: 2015 And Beyond

Origin Learning

The shift from Flash to HTML5. For years, Flash has ruled mobile content delivery arena. But it’s high time that content designers shunned the legacy approach and embraced HTML5 – the smarter and faster way to render engaging content such as animations and videos to a whole range of mobile devices. companies implemented HTML5 on their corporate websites. An animation then appears on the screenindicating which parts must be opened and how to repair it.

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Mobility and PCs: Still side by side

Aptara

The question remains open, and it is likely incredibly pressing for any companies working on content production. The source noted that the next step involves teaching workers to use mobility effectively and safely in the office. The HTML5 factor.

eLearning Basics: Can You Make Your Own eLearning Courses?

Convergence Training

This will probably be SCORM or xAPI and it will include HTML5 (read our article about the upcoming end of Flash). Open your LMS and navigate to the page that allows you to import content. Some Instructional Design Tips for Creating Effective eLearning Courses.